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  • 10 Tips: Children/Outdoors/Poison Ivy
    Mother Nature provides us with an infinite array of wonders. But it seems that she also possesses a mischievous streak, perhaps to remind us that “natural” is not synonymous with “beneficial,” as many people like to think. Poison ivy is a case in point. It affects countless millions of Americans each year

  • Poison ivy
    This site shows you what a variety of poison ivy types look like in different seasons.

  • Poison Ivy, Oak and Sumac Information Center
    This web site is dedicated to those individuals that have ever experienced and suffered through the itching and painful rashes associated with contact of an oil called urushiol (you-ROO-shee-ol) from these plants.

  • Poison Ivy, Oak, and Sumac injury
    Dermatitis is caused by a sensitivity to the oil of these plants. The rash is spread by the oils touching various parts of the body. It is not spread by the fluid of the blisters , thus it is not contagious unless the oil remains on the skin and is touched by another person.

  • Poison Oak - A Plant To Avoid
    This uncherished native plant of California, the botanical name of which is Toxicodendron diversilobum (an older botanical designation being Rhus diversiloba), is a close relative of poison ivy, which is widespread in the eastern and central United States.

  • The Difference Between Poison Ivy, Sumac and Oak
    Would you know poisonous plants such as sumac, oak and ivy if you saw them? Find out the difference and the treatments used for these poison.

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